Christopher Atkins Net Worth: How Famous Is The American Actor?

American actor Christopher Atkins Bomann gained global recognition in his debut film titled The Blue Lagoon, which was released in the theatre in 1980. Though he didn’t have any previous experience in acting, he did a fantastic job in this film and became famous.

61 years old Christopher Atkins’ net worth is roughly $500,000. Most of his wealth was earned during his acting career. In the 80s and 90s, he starred in numerous films. Christopher was the lucky one who earn the opportunity to be featured in several acclaimed teen magazines.

Christopher Atkins Net Worth
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Christopher Atkins’s acting career began in 1979 and has continued so far. He didn’t announce his retirement from acting yet. So maybe we will see him in future movies.

Now, if you want to learn more about Christopher Atkins’s early and personal life, and how he become so famous in his debut film, then continue reading.

Facts About Christopher Atkins

Celebrated NameChristopher Atkins
Real Name/Full NameChristopher Atkins Bomann
BirthdateFebruary 21, 1969,
BirthplaceRye, New York
Height5 feet 10 inches
WeightNot disclosed by him
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDivorced
Wife/Spouse (Name)Lyn Barron Weber (m 1985, div 2007)
ChildrenGrant BomannBrittney Bomann
Dating/Girlfriend (Name)Not disclosed by him
ProfessionAmerican Actor
Net Worth in 2021$500,000

Christopher Atkins’ Early Life

Born on February 21, 1969, in Rye, New York, Christopher Atkins was the son of German descent parents. His father’s name is Donald Bomann, and his mother’s name is Bisty Nebauer. Young Christopher saw his parents getting divorced.

Christopher Atkins Early Life
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Details about from which high school he completed his graduation hasn’t been disclosed by him. However, we do know that he attended Denison University

Christopher was ambitious about becoming a basketball player at a young age. But due to knee problems, he had to quit playing basketball. Afterward, he became a model. When he set his foot in the acting world, Christopher dropped his last name Bomann and use Atkins as his last name.

Christopher Atkins’ Personal Life

On May 25, 1985, Christopher Atkins married Australian citizen Lyn Barron Weber. They have two children together named Grant Bomann (son) and Brittney Bomann (daughter). They parted ways in 2007. However, he hasn’t revealed to the public and the media that is he dating someone or not.

Christopher Atkins Personal Life
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In an interview in 2009, Christopher shared his dark past, where he struggled with alcohol and was sober for almost 22 years.

Christopher Atkins’ Age, Height, and Weight

Christopher Atkins’s current age is 61 years old. He has brown eyes and blonde hair. By looking at his pictures we can tell that he is quite fit and healthy. Christopher’s height is 5 feet 10 inches, but we didn’t find his weight information.

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Christopher Atkins Net Worth and Salary

Christopher Atkins’s net worth is $500,000 as of May 2022. There aren’t many details about how much he charged for one movie. But it’s obvious that he earned most of his wealth from acting. However, he shifts his focus from acting to business these days and also makes a huge profit from his business.

Christopher Atkins’ Career

A friend of Christopher’s gave him a suggestion to audition for the film The Blue Lagoon and he won the role out of 2,000 contestants. Randal Kleiser, the film’s director later stated in an interview that Christopher did an amazing job at the audition, even though he had no past experience in acting. Brooke Shields was the co-star in this movie and played his cousin’s role. The movie was a box office hit and opened the door to opportunities for Christopher.

Christopher Atkins’s next film was The Pirate Movie, where he starred with Kristy McNichol. He sang How Can I Live Without Her in this movie and unexpectedly this song ranked 71 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1982. However, in 1983, he received the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor for the performance in the film titled A Night in Heaven

From 1983 to 1984, Atkins was seen in the series titled Dallas for only one season. In 1999, he performed in Suddenly Susan, a television sitcom. In 2009, Christopher appeared as a guest in Confessions of a Teen Idol. It was a reality show which featured former teen idols and Atkins was positioned at number 76 on VH1’s list out of 100 stars.

Christopher Atkins was a model too and did several commercials for brands along with Addidas and Coke.  He also did photoshoots for multiple teen magazines. In 1982, he posed nude for the American Magazine Playgirl.

Christopher Atkins’ Awards and Achievements

  1. Christopher Atkins was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture – Male for performing as Richard Lestrange in the film The Blue Lagoon.
  1. He won the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor for the film A Night in Heaven and Worst Supporting Actor for the film Listen to Me.
  1. Most of his movies were box office hits and commercially successful.
  1. He did commercials for brands like Coke and Addidas and was featured on the cover of several teen magazines.

Christopher Atkins’ Recent Activities

Some sources reported that Christopher Atkins gave up on acting and started doing business. He becomes a luxury pool builder and opens an outdoor sports company. Thereby, he is pretty busy these days.